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Bilabial consonant

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Places of articulation
Labial
Bilabial
Labiodental
Linguolabial
Labial-velar
Coronal
Interdental
Dental
Retroflex
Alveolar
Postalveolar
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In phonetics, a bilabial consonant is a consonant articulated with both lips. The bilabial consonants identified by the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) are:

IPA Description Example
Language Orthography IPA Meaning
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Xsampa-m.png
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bilabial nasal English man ['] man
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Xsampa-p.png
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voiceless bilabial plosive English spin ['] spin
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Xsampa-b.png
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voiced bilabial plosive English bed ['] bed
Image:Xsampa-pslash.png voiceless bilabial fricative Japanese 富士山 (fujisan) ['] Mount Fuji
Image:Xsampa-B2.png voiced bilabial fricative Dutch waar ['] authentic
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IPA-voiced_bilabial_approximant.png
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bilabial approximant Spanish lobo ['] wolf
Image:Xsampa-Bslash.png bilabial trill
Image:Xsampa-Oslash.png bilabial click

Owere Igbo has a six-way contrast among bilabial plosives: .

See also

de:Bilabial fr:Consonne bilabiale ko:양순음 ja:両唇音 sv:Bilabial zh:双唇音

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